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    • The Art of Hospitality: China Welcomes World Leaders at ‘One Belt, One Road’ Gala Dinner
    • The Art of Hospitality: China Welcomes World Leaders at ‘One Belt, One Road’ Gala Dinner
    • A view shows guests listen while Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during a welcome banquet for the Belt and Road Forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 14 May 2017
    • The Art of Hospitality: China Welcomes World Leaders at ‘One Belt, One Road’ Gala Dinner
    • The Art of Hospitality: China Welcomes World Leaders at ‘One Belt, One Road’ Gala Dinner
    • The Art of Hospitality: China Welcomes World Leaders at ‘One Belt, One Road’ Gala Dinner
    • The Art of Hospitality: China Welcomes World Leaders at ‘One Belt, One Road’ Gala Dinner
    • The Art of Hospitality: China Welcomes World Leaders at ‘One Belt, One Road’ Gala Dinner
    • Guests attend a welcome banquet for the Belt and Road Forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 14, 2017
    • The Art of Hospitality: China Welcomes World Leaders at ‘One Belt, One Road’ Gala Dinner
    • The Art of Hospitality: China Welcomes World Leaders at ‘One Belt, One Road’ Gala Dinner
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    A view shows many food sculptures placed on the table ahead a welcome banquet for the Belt and Road Forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 14.

    The ‘One Belt, One Road’ International forum is being held in Beijing. Dozens of heads of state and government are gathered in the Chinese capital.

    The evening program includes a gala dinner for participants after official meetings are over. Take a look at the elegant table service of the gala dinner in Sputnik’s photo gallery.

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